Barbaros Gökdemir

Filmmaker

Level
Mid Level
Location
Istanbul, Turkey
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

Projects

About me

Born in Izmir in 1985, Barbaros Gökdemir received his film and art education at Istanbul Bilgi University and Sabanci University. During his education, he completed his Erasmus studies in Film, Television and Scenography Department in the famous Finnish film school, Aalto University. He went on to receive seminars and masterclasses at National Film and Television School in England and Budapest Cinematography Masterclass in Hungary and he participated many workshops lead by international film directors, producers, cinematographers and film historians most notably Anthony Dod Mantle, Vilmos Zsigmond and Peter von Bagh. After his education, he started working in the field of film and television, specifically in production and in post-production departments. He gained field experiences in Poland, Finland, Hungary, Germany, Azerbaijan and in every corner of Anatolia. In 2017, Gökdemir went on to produce and direct spec commercial films for Renault and Land Rover. Gökdemir’s aim is to develop his skills in storytelling and in film directing and he hopes to produce and direct cutting-edge films.

Locked Pro Plan feature

Skills

  • Videography
  • Cinematography
  • Camera Operation
  • Directing
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Digital Production
  • Project Management

Companies I’ve worked with

  • S

    Sabanci University

    • F

      Freelance Filmmaker

      • A

        Anima Istanbul

        • S

          Shortcut Production

          Work history

          Currently

          Apr 2018
          • Istanbul, Turkey
          • Freelance
          • I am working as a fulltime freelance filmmaker. I direct tvc commercials, and I also write and produce my video projects.

          2018

          Assistant Director

          Anima Istanbul

          Apr 2016 - Apr 2018
          • Istanbul, Turkey
          • Full Time

          2016

          Assistant Director

          Shortcut Production

          Jan 2015 - Mar 2016
          • Istanbul, Turkey
          • Full Time
          • Served as an assistant director on TVCs in Shortcut Production. Responsabilities include: Research, planning, budgeting, casting, storyboarding, preparing the shooting script and working closely with the director. Role on the set: Plan the extras, coordinate plate shots for the VFX and organize work flow data for post production.

          2015

          Feb 2013 - Jan 2015
          • Istanbul, Turkey
          • Freelance
          • Served as an Assistant Director on Feature Films and TVC. Also served as a post production coordinator depending on the project and its scale. Projects include: Bugday / Grain (2014) - Kaplan Film The Disappearance of Lenka Wood (2013) - Press on Features Seaburners / Kumun Tadı (2013) - Bulut Film The Cars of Revolution / Devrim Arabaları (2008) - Ekip Film

          2012

          Mar 2012 - Sep 2012
          • Istanbul, Turkey
          • Freelance
          • Assisted the Producer / Director for feature film projects in development, coordinated the fundraising process, packaging and raising production finance.

          2012

          Teaching Assistant

          Sabanci University

          Sep 2009 - Mar 2012
          • Istanbul, Turkey
          • Full Time
          • Teaching assistant for Visual Culture, New Media, Experimental Film and Video and Motion Graphics and Art classes. Preparing viral videos for the official website of Sabanci University and Kasa Gallery under the direction of the Dean Office of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

          Education

          2010

          Film and Television Production

          Aalto University

          Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
          • Helsinki, Finland
          • MA - Exchange Student Motion Picture, TV and Production Design

          2012

          MA Visual Design

          Sabanci University

          Sep 2009 - Mar 2012
          • Istanbul, Turkey
          • Have not completed my thesis.

          2008

          BA Film and Television

          Istanbul Bilgi University

          Sep 2004 - Aug 2008
          • Istanbul, Turkey

          2004

          Sep 1996 - Aug 2004
          • Turkey